- One ticket to see Piper Kerman, author of Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison
- When: Tuesday, May 12, at 7:30 p.m.
- Where: The Seawell Grand Ballroom
- Door time: 6:30 p.m.
- Full offer value includes ticketing fees
- $49 for the first 10 rows in section 1 or 4 (up to $88.50 value)
- $59 for the first 10 rows in section 2 (up to $99.50 value)
- Click here to view the seating chart
- Piper Kerman is: the author of the surprisingly funny autobiography Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison
- How she ended up in the big house: a money-laundering and drug trafficking charge, which sometimes happens when you fall in love with a heroin dealer
- If you’ve never read the book: you’ve probably one of the millions who has binge-watched the acclaimed series on Netflix
- If you’re a fan of the show: you know Piper Kerman best as Piper Chapman, her television surrogate played by Emmy-nominee Taylor Schilling
- What’s happened since Piper got out: she landed a role on the board of the Women’s Prison Association, testified before a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on solitary confinement issues, and earned a Justice Trailblazer Award from the John Jay College Center on Media, Crime & Justice
- What to expect from her lecture: inspiring tales of hope and perseverance, impassioned rallying calls for justice reform, and perhaps some riveting stories of her prison days